I stacked the boards horizontally with spacers for air drying in a well-ventilated shed.
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Oct 08, I included a video on how to put it together. My son-in-law glued the cradle together and applied an oil finish.
It has served three grandchildren. I made two other toy chests, several bookcases and children’s chairs. The lumber was gone by But, I lost another larger tree that year.
I again made a jig for my router for wide boards, and I was able to get a pretty good surface on a inch-wide board.
I gained three foot logs 30 to 38 inches in diameter. When you're felling trees and limbs, you're cutting against the grain. With a sawmill, you are cutting with the grain to create lumber.
The quality of your saw cuts will depend on the type and sharpness of your chainsaw chain. Standard saw chain is designed for speed and cross-cutting, but when it's used with a mill, cuts will be jagged and rough.